Report: After Thiago, Liverpool concludes a deal & # 039; to secure main target – originally published on Sportslens.com
Liverpool is about to sign a deal for Diogo Jota this summer.
The Times reports that the talks between Liverpool and Wolverhampton Wanderers are at an advanced stage.
It has been alleged that the fee for the 23-year-old Portuguese striker is expected to be in excess of £ 35 million.
According to The Athletic's Tim Spiers, the deal is nearing completion and the player is likely to leave the club.
Diogo Jota is about to leave Wolves for Liverpool. The deal is very close, the £ 35m fee #WWFC
– Tim Spiers (@TimSpiers) September 18, 2020
Wolves are also negotiating a contract to sign the Liverpool youngster Ki- Jana Hoever.
The 18 year old Dutch defender is valued at more than £ 10 million and the two transfers would be separate. He will join the club to replace Matt Doherty, who left the club to join Tottenham Hotspur this summer.
Jota was dropped from the Wolves' squad in Thursday night's Carokeao Cup loss to Stoke City and now Portuguese winger
Transfer guru Fabrizio Romano claimed today that the Portuguese winger is Liverpool's main target , with super agent Jorge Mendes already being contacted about personal conditions.
The Diogo Jota agents are in talks with #LFC to arrange personal terms. Jota wants to play Champions League football next season. Liverpool and Wolves in contact and negotiate to reach an agreement on the final charge. #transfers #liverpool
– Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 18, 2020
He will sign a contract until 2025. Jota plans to play Champions League football next season and the two clubs are negotiating an agreement.